Tag: Votes for Women

Edna Kearns featured in New York Magazine for her suffrage work!

  Edna Kearns and attention for her women’s suffrage work! on Vimeo. Recognition comes from many directions. Here’s a link (below) remembering suffrage activist Inez Milholland on “Miriam’s Well,” a blog by well-known poet and writer Miriam Sagan. Forward Into Light! Remembering Suffrage and Inez Milholland Marguerite Kearns is host at the Suffrage Wagon Cafe. Visit our Vimeo…


More suffrage centennial events and news!

Six weeks ago the Adirondack History Museum opened its women’s suffrage exhibit.  On July 7, 2016, US Senator Kirstin Gillibrand visited the exhibit that will be open until mid October 2017 and continue during 2018 with new material. The exhibit was made possible with funding from Humanities New York, and assistance from the New York Museum, New…


Votes for Women: Video stories from the Suffrage Wagon News Channel archive!

Just follow the Suffrage Wagon and then see what happens… on Vimeo. Suffrage videos you might enjoy from our archive: The story of the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon told by an award-winning video. Rosalie Jones and her Band of Suffrage Activists Marched to Albany, NY in 1914 on Vimeo. New York Suffrage Parades: “The Song of…


We Love New York, women’s suffrage news notes, & upcoming coffee demonstration!

Suffrage Wagon Cooking School clears the decks to make great cup of coffee on Vimeo. SUFFRAGE NEWS WRAP-UP: The Suffolk County Historical Society has an ongoing exhibit featuring Long Island suffrage activists, including Edna Kearns, Elisabeth Freeman, Rosalie Jones, and others. A national task force is planning the 2020 suffrage centennial when American women will have…


Special exhibit of Long Island suffrage activists: Marguerite Kearns Point of View #4

Long Island women’s suffrage activists featured in an exhibit! on Vimeo. THROUGH THE EYE OF MARGUERITE KEARNS (Point of View); This has been a terrific year as far as recognition of my grandmother, Edna Kearns, and her “Spirit of 1776” suffrage campaign wagon is concerned. An exhibit featuring Long Island suffrage activists at the Suffolk County Historical…


A Night out on the town at Suffrage Wagon Cafe—Marguerite Kearns Point of View #3

Marguerite Kearns’ 2015 welcome message: at Suffrage Wagon Cafe! on Vimeo. THROUGH THE EYE OF MARGUERITE KEARNS: (Point of View) A red carpet was rolled out for me when I showed up recently for VIP night at Suffrage Wagon Café. The room was filled with those of us who have kept the faith since I started…


“Spirit of 1776” wagon on exhibit in 2017 is in my future— plus women are on the march!

The “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon is in our future!  on Vimeo. On this last day of the Obama administration in Washington, DC, I am coming up for air after a well-deserved and health related break and rest. You can’t keep a suffrage history nut under control, however. The nation is buzzing with news of…


Happy birthday, Suffrage Wagon News Channel!

Happy birthday, Suffrage Wagon News Channel! on Vimeo. We have been publishing since 2009. Happy New Year greetings on this last day of 2016. Women’s history is part of American history and our mission is to bring women into the conversation and participation of the nation. This web site is inspired by activists like Edna Kearns (1882-1934)…


Not too late for Inez Milholland! Program at Suffrage Wagon Cafe about America’s suffrage martyr!

Write a letter about Inez Milholland, America’s suffrage martyr! on Vimeo. WILL AMERICA’S SUFFRAGE MARTYR BE LOST IN THE SHUFFLE? NOT IF WE TAKE ACTION NOW! by Marguerite Kearns, your host at Suffrage Wagon Cafe:  Inez Milholland died 100 years ago on November 25, 1916 for women’s voting rights. Inez Milholland Boissevain (1886-1916) is America’s suffrage…


New York State women’s suffrage centennial is in the news!

Wagons used in the Suffrage Movement! on Vimeo. The New York State suffrage centennial is on the horizon. For so long it seemed as if 2017 was far off in the future. No longer. Plan to see the “Spirit of 1776” suffrage wagon at the New York State Museum during 2017. Details when they become available….